Northwest String Summit
Also on the bill are New Riders of the Purple Sage with original members David Nelson and Buddy Cage along with Hot Tuna guitarist Michael Falzarano . Banjo legend and teacher of Steve Martin, Tony Trischka, will perform with full band. Drew Emmitt of Leftover Salmon will perform with his band and host the acclaimed String Summit superjam. Past year’s Super Jam performers have included Chris Thile, David Grisman, Vasser Clements, Hot Rize, Jerry Douglas and Tim O’Brien.
On Friday evening (August 24), String Summit presents the fourth annual Band Contest, where four competition finalists will compete for the opportunity to perform on the main stage the following year.
Three-day festival passes include music, crafts and vending, and plenty of on-site camping and parking. A family/disabled camping area is available. Tickets are $115 - $135.00 and are on sale now at www.ticketswest.com. For more information and ticketing links visit the official NWSS website at www.stringsummit.com.